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Pork Mole Fajita Quesadillas

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Pork Mole Fajita Quesadillas
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4
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Wrap up these tasty quesadillas for dinner filled with pork mixture, veggies and cheese. Perfect if you love Mexican cuisine.

Ingredients

2
teaspoons canola oil
1/2
lb boneless pork loin chops, trimmed of fat, cut into thin strips
1
medium green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1
medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1
medium onion, thinly sliced
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon chili powder
1
teaspoon all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
2
tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips
Cooking spray
4
(10-inch) fat-free flour tortillas
1/2
cup chopped tomato
4
teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
1/2
cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese (2 oz)

Directions

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add pork to oil. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until pork is no longer pink; remove from skillet.
  • 2 In same skillet, heat remaining 1 teaspoon oil over medium heat. Add bell peppers, onion and garlic to oil. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until bell peppers are crisp-tender. Stir in chili powder, flour, cumin, salt and cinnamon; cook 30 seconds. Stir in chicken broth; heat to boiling. Cook about 30 seconds, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; stir in chocolate chips until melted. Stir in pork.
  • 3 Spray 1 side of each tortilla with cooking spray. On work surface, place tortillas, sprayed-side down. Arrange pork mixture, tomato, cilantro and cheese evenly over half of each tortilla. Fold tortilla over filling, pressing gently.
  • 4 Heat 12-inch skillet over medium heat until hot. Cook 2 quesadillas 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until tortillas begin to brown; remove quesadillas from pan. Keep warm. Repeat with remaining 2 quesadillas.
  • 5 To serve, cut into wedges, beginning from center of folded side.
Tips  

Mole sauces originated from various regions of Mexico and differ from cook to cook. The common element among moles is a little touch of chocolate.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
160
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
27%
(
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
,
Trans Fat
1g
)
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
810mg
34%
Potassium
570mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
50g
17%
(
Dietary Fiber
4g
19%
,
Sugars
8g
)
Protein
23g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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